Albuterol acute asthma protocol

Inpatient Curriculum 20051732006 ACUTE ASTHMA EXACERBATION Introduction In 1991, the first Expert Panel on the Management of Asthma published Guidelines for Salbutamol or albuterol is a short-acting 2-adrenergic receptor agonist used for the relief of bronchospasm in conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive

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Management of Severe Asthma . The following guidelines are intended as general guidelines, and may not be appropriate for all patients or in all circumstances Abstract. In assessing acute asthma, the physician must seek specific historical features, symptoms and physical findings. Recent work has shown, however, that Inhaled albuterol is a first-line treatment of acute asthma exacerbations. Nebulized albuterol doses recommended by expert consensus guidelines for exacerbations in

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Printable Version. Main Page. Introduction . In 1991, the first Expert Panel on the Management of Asthma published Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma Salbutamol dose: 6 puffs if lt 6 years old, 12 puffs if gt6 years old Note: In hospital, the next dose of salbutamol should be given only when symptoms of asthma return

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